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Romney wins county, state

With only two candidates on the ballot for so-called Super Tuesday’s Republican primary in Virginia, turnout was expected to be light; it was just that. About 5 percent of the state’s total registered voters handed the primary election to Mitt…

It is difficult not to sympathize with Mr. Brady [“Clark Hollow Ramblings,” Feb. 23]. He presents himself as such a beleaguered soul. Hunting in itself is not a problem. Who said it was? The issue being debated by communities all across…

I was surprised to see the diatribes in the Feb. 23 edition of the Rappahannock News in response to Jim Gannon’s common-sense reaction to the new USDA rules for public school subsidized lunch [Letters, Feb. 16: “No lunch left behind?”]. Even…

The $12.63 million 2012-2013 budget proposal submitted by Rappahannock County Superintendent Dr. Aldridge Boone proposes increased spending of $936,802. Almost 80 percent of this new spending is consumed by salary and benefit increases for school employees. If approved, the taxpayers…

RICHMOND – A House subcommittee has defeated a Senate-approved bill that would have permitted hunting on Sundays in Virginia. A subcommittee of the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee recommended Wednesday that Senate Bill 464 be tabled. The bill,…

An open letter to Del. Michael Webert (R-18th): I rarely, if ever, write a legislator regarding his position on abortion because I assume that most legislators have given serious thought to an issue before voting on a proposed piece of…

Once again, Mr. Gannon has alerted us to his fears of the federal government and its intrusion into our lives [Letters, Feb. 16: “No lunch left behind?”]. Never mind that in this winter of our discontent here in Virginia we…